Big Data for a More Resilient Future
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Big Data for a More Resilient Future

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Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET | 17:00 –- 18:30 GMT or convert time
Location: World Bank Group Headquarters, Preston Auditorium & Online

This event is also live streamed in Spanish | French | Arabic

In today’s digital world, data is being generated, stored and analyzed at unprecedented rates. This deluge of data has prompted decision makers to consider how Big Data can help solve their toughest challenges. With decreased costs of computing and storage and increased capabilities to analyze large sets of data, we are seeing a rise in Big Data and Internet of Things technologies being used across a variety of sectors, with striking implications for development and building more resilient societies.

This event will explore the potential of Big Data and Internet of Things technologies to solve development challenges related to risk and resilience. The event will feature a hands-on exhibit with nano-satellites, data visualizations and projects utilizing IoT devices such as satellites and drones.



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Featuring

President & Editor-in-Chief, Devex
Founder, Caribou Digital
Chief Strategy Advisor, Sirca
Product Manager, Google Crisis Response
Senior Principal Engineer, Strategy Group, Intel Corporation
Associate Director, Telecommunications Industry, World Economic Forum
Head of Impact Initiatives for Planet Labs / Author of Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back